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  • hakonechloa
  • Eventual height: 0.35m
  • Eventual spread: 0.4m

Hakonechloa macra 'Albovariegata'


5 year guarantee
9cm pot £10.99
9cm pot £10.99

This grass dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: August - September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This is an eye-catching small ornamental grass, which forms a cascading hummock of lush green foliage that is attractively striped with creamy white. Happiest in a lightly shaded spot, it looks wonderful when mixed with ferns and hostas, or used to on its own to line the edges of a woodland path. The clean, minimalist style of this grass also makes it a good choice for formal courtyards or minimalist urban planters.

  • Garden care: Incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost into the planting hole. Leave flower heads to dry out through the winter, adding valuable texture to plantings. Apply a light mulch (3cm) of well-rotted garden compost after cutting back old foliage and before new growth emerges in spring.